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  • January 30, 2024

    As parents, observing our children's habits can often lead to curiosity and concern. One such common habit is kids biting on straws. But why do they do it? In this guide, we'll explore the reasons behind this behavior and how Avanchy's safe, eco-friendly cups and straws can be a part of the solution.

    Understanding the Straw-Biting Habit

    Children bite on straws for various reasons. It could be a part of sensory exploration, a way to soothe teething gums, or simply a habit developed over time. Sometimes, it's their way of focusing or coping with sensory overload.

    The Sensory Aspect

    For many children, biting on a straw provides sensory feedback. It can be calming for those who are sensory seekers. This is especially common in toddlers who are still exploring their world through taste and texture.

    Avanchy’s Safe and Sustainable Solution

    In response to this common habit, Avanchy offers a range of child-friendly straw cups, including the 8 oz Stainless Steel Baby & Toddler Cup with Straw, La Petite 8oz Silicone Cup, 12 oz Large Silicone Toddler Cup, Petite Silicone Cup, and Small Straws. These products are designed keeping in mind the safety and sensory needs of children.

    Features of Avanchy Cups and Straws

    • Child-Safe Materials: Made from non-toxic, BPA-free materials, ensuring your child's safety while they explore.
    • Durable and Eco-Friendly: Built to withstand the rigors of toddler use and environmentally conscious.
    • Designed for Little Hands: Easy to hold and use, encouraging independence in your growing child.

    Tips for Parents

    • Observe and Understand: Pay attention to when and why your child bites on straws. This can help in addressing any underlying issues.
    • Offer Alternatives: Introduce safe and suitable alternatives like Avanchy’s silicone cups and straws, which are designed for little mouths.
    • Encourage Safe Habits: Teach your child about safe and healthy ways to use straws and cups.

    Understanding why kids bite on straws is a step towards nurturing their development and ensuring their safety. With Avanchy's range of child-friendly cups and straws, you can provide your child with safe, sustainable options that cater to their sensory needs. Explore our collection and choose the best for your little one’s mealtime adventures.


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